Kalyana Ven Pongal

Kalyana Ven Pongal is a recipe from Meenakshi Ammal’s Samaithu Paar. I have the entire collection in English edition that my brother had bought. I think he got it to learn cooking. I remember he did carry it with him when he travelled to the US. Between both of us, we must have collected so […]

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Rajma Masala with Chapati

Rajma Masala is one of my most favorite North Indian Dishes. Though Amma used to make it often at home, I somehow got addicted to Rajma Masala when my friend used to bring this during our college days. When I met her Mom, the first thing I asked her was her recipe for this gravy. […]

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Mixed Dal with Pulka ~ Easy Dinner Ideas

Mixed Dal with Pulka is one of our most wanted dinner ideas that we almost end up making at least once a week. Why I love this is because not only it is simply so comforting, my kids love it too. They love the hot ghee loaded Pulkas served with this dal. We mostly use […]

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Oats Broken Wheat Idlis ~ Diabetic Friendly

Oats Broken Wheat Idlis is a wonderful option when you are looking for a variety in your breakfast. This uses oats and broken wheat and doesn’t require much soaking and fermentation. This is part of Vegetarian Meal Ideas for dinner for BM#72 Week 3 Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners […]

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Cheese Tomato Open Toast

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Cheese Tomato Open Toast takes just 5 mins to get done and another 5 minutes to get devoured. This really makes the most quick and delicious breakfast or dinner when you are on a run. Run I was while I was cooking the dinner and wanted something very quick for myself. I know you think […]

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Instant Podi Sevai ~ Cooking for One

Instant Podi Sevai

When Cooking for One, you can’t get any better than Instant Podi Sevai. In this quick tiffin you can use instant sevai that is available easily and quickly russle up this breakfast. I used Instant Sevai and tempered with seasoning and Amma’s Podi. Since I was making it for the first time, I add salt […]

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Oats Capsicum Omelette

Oats Capsicum Omelette is a quick breakfast that came about first when we wanted a twist for the regular omelette and also wanted a healthy one. So added oats powder to make it more filling. We added some chopped capsicums and that made the breakfast so colourful! Having this for the breakfast surely makes it […]

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Cabbage Rava Upma Recipe

Cabbage Upma

Cabbage Rava Upma is one of the recent addons to our Menu. I know many run a mile when spoken about Upmas. Luckily I am not one of those. Even though its not something I really remembered eating much while growing up, I remember relishing it as Amma’s Upmas are classic. I know I always […]

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Brown Rice Dosa ~ Healthy Breakfast Recipe

Brown Rice Dosa

Brown Rice Dosa is one of the healthy options that seem to have caught on the fancy in recent times. Be it replacing the regular rice with Brown Rice, or finding other healthy options, the brown rice has become the ingredient to select. Our breakfasts are mostly Dosas or Idlis, so it is important to […]

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Kanchipuram Idli Recipe 2 | How to make Kanchipuram Idli

Kanchipuram Idli

Kanchipuram Idlis are one of those spicy, delicious Idlis that are different from the regular ones you make. These Idlis are supposed to have been made in the Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram. While we do not know if it is indeed prepared like this, there are many recipes floating around, claiming to be the recipe […]

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Kara Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe | Chettinad Kuzhi Paniyaram

Kara Kuzhi Paniyaram is a Chettinad dish, populary served for breakfast. This paniyaram is one of those really sinful dishes that you can indulge for any meal of the day. Though it is traditionally cooked and served for breakfast, these days it can be an anytime meal. Today’s recipe is again from Amma’s dairies that […]

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